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For more than 60 years we've been saving and changing lives through medical research and have spent over £110m funding some amazing breakthroughs.

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14 April 2015
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Simon Toseland
Thks @actionmedres & @LucyHynes2 for putting on another fabulous cycling extravenganza #Peterborough100 Tempted to do it all again in Essex
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Val Hogg
Great Pate, Pudding & Plonk event organised by @actionmedres South Milford committee on Sat evening - wonderful #volunteers
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So excited for next week🏃😅 @LondonMarathon @actionmedres
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